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Dear Concerned Cad, Normally shy, in the midst of a blackout I can influence, coordinate, seduce, and work a room like a stand-up comedian (according...

Here’s How to Make a Fucking Bloody Mary

I wasn't aware until fairly recently that there are some people out there—grown-ass adults, even—who have never had themselves a Bloody Mary. That's wrong. And...
Pocketful of Joy

Pocketful of Joy: The Hip Flask Manifesto

A hip flask is a container for liquor like a Molotov cocktail is a bottle for gasoline. If you've carried the former or hurled the...

So You Want to Write a Cocktail Guide!

Good for you! But be aware that there is already a massive, ever-growing zombie horde of cocktail guides out there, so you'll need a fresh...
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44 Secrets of Mixology

While the whole mixology thing may seem like just another fresh-faced fad being foisted on the drinking public, the foisting has actually been going...
Your Guide to Home Bars

Your Guide to Home Bars

The Liquor Cabinet AKA The Booze Box or Liquor Pantry, these demure containers take up little space, are easily disguised and some are actually quite...

The Home Bar Handbook

Everyone should have a bar in their home, and if you don't believe me, just ask someone who has one. Once he's done lording...